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Watches & Warnings

High Wind Watch
Issued: 9:07 PM MST Dec. 11, 2018 – National Weather Service

... High wind watch in effect from Wednesday evening through late
Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a high wind
watch, which is in effect from Wednesday evening through late
Wednesday night.

* Location... El Paso County, east of Interstate 25, Crowley and
Kiowa counties.

* Cause and timing... Wednesday evening into late Wednesday night.

* Wind... 25 t0 40 mph with gusts to 60 mph

* impact... travel will be difficult due to the strong winds. Minor
damage will be possible. Loose Christmas decorations should be
secured. Strong cross winds could produce hazardous travel
conditions on east to west highways.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A high wind watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest

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